13th February 2014
News that some international investment banks sometimes try to curry favor with China’s political elite by hiring their offspring should not surprise anyone.
29th January 2014
I was back in CNBC’s Hong Kong studio this morning to comment on “The Call” hosted by Bernie Lo, on Hong Kong Electric Investments’ IPO trading debut on HKEx.
30th October 2013
I was back in RTHK 3′s Admiralty studio this morning for a live radio interview in the “Money for Nothing” programme, hosted by anchor Bryan Curtis.
9th October 2013
“More relevant template from Malaysia”
I am the author of IPO: A Global Guide and refer to Enoch Yiu’s White Collar column (“Fresh reminder of need to end muddle over HKEx roles”, October 1). She said “London and Singapore have long ago brought in independent regulators to be involved in the listing approval process for companies undergoing IPOs”.
27th September 2013
I was interviewed by BBC News again, this time about the IPO of China Huishan Dairy Holdings, which at US$1.3 billion (pre Greenshoe) currently stands as the second largest IPO in Hong Kong in 2013, after that of Sinopec Engineering. The deal was also the largest consumer sector IPO in Asia since the flotation of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery (also in Hong Kong) in December 2011.
19th September 2013
Michael Flaherty and Elzio Barreto published on Reuters today an account of what apparently really went on behind the scenes at a meeting of the underwriters for the US$1.3 billion IPO of Huishan Dairy, Hong Kong’s second largest flotation so far this year.
12th September 2013
A sponsor firm and its management are responsible for ensuring that staff undertaking sponsor work as Principals and Representatives are licensed and meet the sponsor guidelines. Under the new IPO sponsor regime coming into force on 1 October 2013, there are now three distinct routes through which staff working as Principals on IPO transactions where their firm has been appointed in the role of sponsor can be licensed.
1st August 2013
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK) recently unveiled additional details of its new IPO sponsor regime, following the publication of consultation conclusions by the SFC on 12 December 2012.